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Tuesday, Feb. 20

(Source: Penn State THON)

• Pa. budget hearings begin today: Things kick off at 9:30 a.m. with both the House and Senate appropriations committees convening. (Source: WGAL)

• THON raises nearly $17 million: The total easily exceeded the roughly $15 million raised in 2023. (Source: CBS 21)

• Bill would allow medical marijuana users to own guns: A bill proposed by state Rep. Dan Laughlin, R-Erie, would lift Pennsylvania’s prohibition, but a ban in federal law would remain in place. (Source: WITF)

• Ring camera captured blaze inside Harrisburg Broad Street Market: The fire gutted the landmark seven months ago. (Source: WGAL)

• U.S. Senate candidate asks courts to put her on primary ballot: Brandi Tomasetti of Lancaster Township acknowledged some canvassers incorrectly listed their home counties on her petition signature lists, but argued it is an “amendable error” under state election regulations. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: U.S. to veto UN resolution on Mideast in favor of its own cease-fire plan. (Source: UPI) Capital One to acquire Discover. (Source: USA Today) Analysis: 1 in 4 higher-ed grads under-earns high schoolers. (Source: CBS News) Supreme Court to hear homelessness rights case. (Source: NPR) Ukrainian soldiers say lack of U.S. aid is harming battlefield capability. (Source: NBC News)